Makran, a robotic team from Sistan and Baluchistan Province, has won gold and silver medals at the 43rd Switzerland International Invention Contests.
Makran Robotic Team has won two gold and silver medals in Switzerland International Invention Contests.
Sistan-Baluchestan Province Governor General’s Advisor Mohsen Kalvandi, the head of the Makran Robotic Team, said on Saturday that Abdolahad Pakbaz, Nasser Nosrat Zehi and Mohammad Baset Derazehi are the members of the winning team titled Makran Robotic Team sponsored by the Chabahar Free Economic Zone.
The official said the team also beat the competitors in another category and won the prize for the best vertical flight robot design at the contest.
He said 790 inventors from 45 countries took part in the 43rd Switzerland International Invention Contests, in Geneva early April.
The Makran Robotic Team had already scooped the first award at the International Aerial Robotics Competition (IARC) in Shanghai, China.
Dispatched from Saravan Azad Univeristy in Iran’s Sistan and Baluchistan Province, the team garnered the best aerial systems integration prize of the competition.
The International Aerial Robotics Competition is the longest running collegiate aerial robotics challenge in the world.
The aerial robots vary in design from fixed wing airplanes, to conventional helicopters, to ducted fans, to airships, and beyond to bizarre hybrid creations.